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Tuesday Mar 28 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
A lawyer for the family of a man who was shot and wounded by an immigration agent in Chicago says the shooting was unjustified. A lawyer for the family of a man who was shot and wounded by an immigration agent in Chicago says the shooting was unjustified. Comment?
Sunday Mar 26 | via The Oak Ridge Observer
Though he coaches the Florida football team, McElwain was asked about Allen when he requested reporters to talk about the Gators basketball team. With all of the excitement swirling around the campus in Gainesville, Florida football coach Jim McElwain couldn't help but hop on a flight and be in NY to watch his team play SC with a Final Four appearance on the line at Madison Square Garden. Comment?
Thursday Mar 16 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
Gainesville Police Department announced Thursday that they are retiring their unit of horses, known as the Mounted Patrol Unit, after 20 years of serving in downtown Gainesville. GPD has two remaining horses - named Rusty and Bolt - after two others recently retired from the force, which it will now try to place in other local police departments. Comment?
Monday Mar 13 | via Northwest Florida Daily News
A former inmate didn't murder his girlfriend after receiving a pardon from President Barack Obama, despite claims made in a widely shared story. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 8 | via The Rochester Sentinel
A former inmate didn't murder his girlfriend after receiving a pardon from President Barack Obama, despite claims made in a widely shared story. The man named in the account isn't on a government list of pardons or commutations granted by Obama, and a mugshot accompanying the article is from a suspect in an unrelated case. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 8 | via WHEC-TV Rochester
During his two terms in office, President Obama granted clemency to more than 1,900 people -- that's more than any other president since Harry Truman. Now, a story has surfaced about one of the men pardoned by President Obama being re-arrested three months later for killing his girlfriend. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 8 | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says an attack on a military hospital in the capital has killed more than 30 people. GAINESVILLE, Fla. Comment?
Thursday Mar 2 | via KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau
TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . . Jonathan Clyde Davis, 24, a Gainesville, Florida man who was sentenced to six months in jail for using Facebook live in court. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 1 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
A Gainesville man was arrested Tuesday after police believe that he, while intoxicated, let his girlfriend's 3-year-old son wander off by himself from a house. The 3-year-old boy was found walking by himself Tuesday afternoon on Northwest 39th Avenue wearing only a soiled diaper. Comment?
Feb 23, 2017 | via St. Petersburg Times
Serial killers often leave an indelible dark smear on the public memory. But their impact on those who knew their victims, the friends and family who survive, can be far worse. Comment?
Feb 19, 2017 | via Metro UK News
Twitter user @chaserojo decided to go online after returning to his apartment in Gainesville, Florida, to find it cordoned off. He eventually found out his roommate Katherine Jean Tonner, 24, had been arrested after the fatal shooting her partner, Jose Ricardo Ortiz III. Comment?
Mar 20, 2016 | via New Urban Legends
Reports that a Florida drug trafficker pardoned by President Obama was re-arrested for the murder of his girlfriend are fake news. A Florida drug trafficker pardoned by President Obama was re-arrested three months later for the murder of his girlfriend. Comment?
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